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World Taekwondo announces changes to events calendar

World Taekwondo announces changes to events calendar

World Taekwondo 2020 calendar (as of April 3, 2020): click HERE

World Taekwondo has been forced to cancel or postpone several events scheduled between May and October on its 2020 official calendar due to the spread of Covid-19 around the world.

The list of affected competitions can be found on the information below.

Events Date/Place Changed

  • WT President’s Cup- Pan America : May 21-24 -> Cancelled until further notice
  • 6th Asian Para Taekwondo Open Championships : May 11 -> Postponed until further notice
  • 6th Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championships : May 12 -> Postponed until further notice
  • 24th Asian Taekwondo Championships : May 13-15 -> Postponed until further notice
  • 2020 Beirut Open : May 17 -> Postponed until further notice
  • Greece Open 2020 : May 17 -> Postponed until further notice
  • European Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games : TBD(Mid-May) -> Postponed until further notice
  • European Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games : TBD(Mid-May) -> Postponed until further notice
  • 2020 African Para Taekwondo Championships : May 29 -> Postponed until further notice
  • African Senior Championships : May 29-31 -> Postponed until further notice
  • Austrian Open Taekwondo 2020 : May 31 -> Postponed until further notice
  • WT President’s Cup-Oceania : June 5 -> Postponed until further notice
  • 2020 Tahiti Open : June 7 -> Postponed until further notice
  • Pan Am Open : June 13-14 -> Cancelled until further notice
  • 1st Formosa International Taekwondo Open : October 2-3 -> Cancelled until further notice

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Wuxi 2021 World Tekwondo Championships, postponed

The IOC, IPC, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan announced on 30 March that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place on 23 July – 8 August 2021 and the Paralympic Games will follow on 24 August – 5 September 2021. As a result of the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021, the World Taekwondo Championships originally scheduled to be held in Wuxi, China in May 2021 will also need to be postponed. The exact dates are not confirmed yet but World Taekwondo intends that the event to be held in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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